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An officer with the Greenville Police Department has been fired for using excessive force during an arrest Thursday afternoon.
The Delta Democrat-Times staff asked people what their Fourth of July plans are this year and what the holiday means to them. This is what they said: Mark Howell, of Greenville:
Work won’t be starting anytime soon on the Anse Dees Highway 82 Greenville Bypass, but it will happen sooner than a normal project of this type.
There are a few reasons every person in Mississippi lives within 30 minutes of a four-lane highway. One of those reason is a former Greenville resident, Anse Dees.
Elijah Moore, a former head football coach at Greenville High School and a man who spent more than 60 years coaching and teaching Greenville children, died Tuesday at the age of 88. Funeral arrangements are pending.




Delta Center Stage presents ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ next week

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

Whatever you do, don’t feed the plant! 

Less than a week away from opening night, “Little Shop of Horrors” presented by Delta Center Stage (DCS) is set to debut at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Jake and Freda Stein Hall at E.E. Bass Cultural Arts Center, 323 S. Main St.




Our students need great teachers, we should try to keep them

By CATHERINE KIRK CKIRK@DDTONLINE.COM,

I have the utmost respect for educators as it is a career I never want to be in. Teachers, without a doubt, don’t get the credit they deserve. Not only do they sit with a class full of children who come from various backgrounds to teach them the same lessons, they also deal with the constant pressures of district and state testing.




Stoneville hosting 43rd annual African American History Program on Friday

By JASMINE STEVERSON JSTEVERSON@DDTONLINE.COM,

STONEVILLE — The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Stoneville Area Office is hosting its 43rd annual African American History Program beginning at 11 a.m. Friday in the conference room of the Charles W. Capps Entrepreneurial Center in Stoneville.






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Mr. and Mrs. Jim Cowart, of Tylertown, and Mr. Billy Clifton, of Richton, announce the marriage of... READ MORE